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ANANTNAG: Secretary, Cooperative Department, Yasha Mudgal, on Thursday visited JAKFED property Ashajipora and Headquarter Super Bazaar Anantnag to take on spot assessment of the property besides inspecting functioning of the Super Bazaar.
She was accompanied by Registrar Cooperative Societies, Shafqat Iqbal and other senior functionaries of the department.
Secretary inspected various sections of the Super Bazaar and directed for fixing the working hour from early morning to late hours in the evening so that customers can avail services as per their convenience.
Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies, Anantnag, Abdul Salam, informed the Secretary that there are 50 functional Cooperative Societies of different nomenclature registered under the J&K Cooperative Societies Act, 1989 which are operating in diverse economic fields like sale of essential commodities Kerosene oil, Sugar, fertilizers, Poultry, Dairy, Sheep, Timber, Medicines and credit distribution among rural members across the district.
He further informed that the Islamabad Consumer Cooperative Wholesale Store Limited commonly known as Super Bazaar Anantnag transacts Medical and Consumer Business with two fair price medical shops running round the clock at District Hospital and offering five (05) percent and fifty (50) percent rebate on medicines and surgical items respectively. Secretary Cooperatives stressed upon the officers to venture in dairy, poultry and other potential areas besides putting strong efforts for making Cooperative Movement viable and vibrant in the district.
SSP, Imtiyaz Hussain, ADC, Gulzar Ahmad and senior officials and field functionaries of cooperative department were present on the occasion.